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Egyptian policeman arrested for trying to sell four ancient statues Egyptian policeman arrested for trying to sell four ancient statues

Antiquities police arrested a police guard in the Egyptian governorate of Qena who attempted to sell four pharaonic statues to a rich Arab for 4 million US dollars, a police source said Friday.

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Egyptian archaeologists unearth ancient doctor
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Egyptian archaeologists unearth ancient doctor

Archaeologists working near Cairo have uncovered the mummified remains of a doctor. The doctor named Qar, lived under the sixth dynasty in ancient Egypt.

Concrete blocks in ancient Egypt?
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Concrete blocks in ancient Egypt?

In new research on the great pyramids of Giza, a scientist says he has found more to their construction than cut natural limestone.

First-class trip to the afterlife
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First-class trip to the afterlife

The ancient Egyptians wanted to ensure that their earthly pleasures continued beyond the grave, writes Steve Meacham.

Amarna, Ancient Egypts Place in the Sun
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Amarna, Ancient Egypts Place in the Sun

It’s a bit of a brain-twister. Tutankhamun accomplished little in his life. No expansion of Egypt’s borders, no triumphant victories like a run of pharaohs before him.

Ramses II's last journey
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Ramses II's last journey

The colossus, the central point of Bab Al-Hadid Square since 1954, was now making the overnight journey to its new home at the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) overlooking the Giza Plateau.

Robot to be explore Great Pyramid
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Robot to be explore Great Pyramid

An archaeological robot will be dispatched into the inner depths of the world famous Pyramid of Cheops, outside the Egyptian capital.

A new picture of ancient ethnic diversity
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A new picture of ancient ethnic diversity

Scholars have long believed that ancient Egypt was a genetic stew of ethnicity, and was both a center of international trade and often the victim of foreign invasions.

Art of the Ancients
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Art of the Ancients

Images from ancient Egypt - the pyramids and the sphinxes, the mummies, headdresses and loin cloths, the sacred scarabs and priestly cats.

Thieves reveal royal dentists graves
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Thieves reveal royal dentists graves

The arrest of tomb robbers led archaeologists to the graves of three royal dentists, protected by a curse and hidden in the desert sands for thousands of years in the shadow of Egypt's most ancient pyramid.

£300k for exotic Egyptian collection's new gallery
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£300k for exotic Egyptian collection's new gallery

The grant will involve completely refurbishing the museum's Egyptian gallery, which is now 30 years old.

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